- Caucus Chair for the Official Opposition
- Critic for Mental Health and Addictions
Bernadette Smith is a fierce advocate for North End families and a dedicated community-builder. She was born and raised in the North End and understands the challenges because she's lived them. She is a proud Indigenous mother and grandmother.
She is the co-founder of the Coalition of Families of Missing and Murdered Women in Manitoba, the Drag the Red Initiative, and has been recognized for her work in fighting for justice for MMIWG families. As an MLA, she passed historic legislation banning poverty as grounds for the apprehension of children. She has opposed Pallister’s cuts to the Rent Assist program, EIA, Social Programming and Manitoba Housing. She is the NDP Official Opposition Critic for Mental Health and Addictions.
Constituency Office: 804 Selkirk Ave, Winnipeg, R2W 2N6
Phone Number: 204-414-1477